Emily became Vice Chair of DiA in 2016. She hopes to build strong relationships with and between committee members and facilitate DiA’s new strategy in enhancing internship programmes in India and global citizenship workshops in the UK.
Emily currently works for Shelter, and has had experience working as a sustainable energy research assistant between Scotland and Indonesia. She has volunteered with VSO as an ICS volunteer in Cambodia and as ICS Team Leader in Bangladesh, and has experienced the power of youth-led development projects and the subsequent global citizenship. She has an MSc in economic development and analysed the MDGs for her dissertation.